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Scofield Thayer

Artist:
Gaston Lachaise (American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date:
1923; cast 1924
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 6 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (32.1 x 15.9 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982
Accession Number:
1984.433.30
Not on view
Signature:

Inscription: Signed (right side of base): G. LACHAISE

Marking: Foundry mark (back of base): ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N–Y–
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "As They Were: 1900–1929," April 9–September 8, 1996, no catalogue.

Brooklyn Museum. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," October 28, 2011–January 29, 2012, no. 75.

Dallas Museum of Art. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," March 4–May 27, 2012, no. 75.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties," July 1–September 16, 2012, no. 75.

John Richardson. "Rediscovering an Early Modern Vision: The Dial Collection Recalls the Life and Times of Scofield Thayer." House and Garden 159 (February 1987), ill. p. 161.

Joan M. Marter in American Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Thayer Tolles. Vol. 2, A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885. New York and New Haven, 2001, pp. 674–75, no. 313, ill.

Julia Day et al. Gaston Lachaise: Characteristics of His Bronze Sculpture. Cambridge, Mass., 2012, pp. viii, 64.

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